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September 16, 2021

CATEGORY: Show Me the Physics! Video Contest (2014) [back]
TOPIC: Cosmic Inflation Explained by Jorge Cham [refresh]
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Jorge Cham wrote on Aug. 11, 2014 @ 14:59 GMT
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Video URL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_llA2q1rlSg



Video Description

What's the big deal behind this year's famous Physics discovery and what can it tell us about how the Universe came to be?

Video Co-Creator(s)

Jonathan Kaufman, University of California San Diego
Glovebox Science, University of Sussex


Video Creator Bio

Jonathan Kaufman is a Ph.D. student at UC San Diego and a member of the BICEP2 collaboration. Jorge Cham is the creator of PHD Comics.

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madeleine richter wrote on Sep. 9, 2014 @ 02:23 GMT
Hi Jonathan and Jorge,

coincidentally I just watched another video that is talking about cosmic inflation (did you see that one too?) and found it great to have additional background information on the cosmic inflation theory. Jorge, I liked how you visualized the narration and it really helped me understanding the phenomenon (I like to learn with visual cues). I also found the article talking about the discovery and I'm excited to see what the October 2014 result will look like. What are your guesses? It is quite exciting to imagine that we will be able to look at the young universe (well younger than 380.000 years) and (as far as I understood) mostly by quantum physics shaped time.

I hope you are doing well in the competition and wish you luck!

Madeleine

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Neil Sardesai wrote on Sep. 10, 2014 @ 21:57 GMT
I love how you intentionally used cartoonish visuals to make something complex appear more friendly and easy to understand. May I ask what software you used? I'm in to animation too, and I primarily rely on After Effects and Photoshop.

Would you mind checking out my video as well? It also uses lots of animations to make physics concepts seem easy to understand and fun. http://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/2148

Thanks!

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William De Rocco wrote on Sep. 11, 2014 @ 15:00 GMT
I appreciate the lucid explanation of the BICEP2 results! Another excellent video. I just rated it and would be really appreciative if you could take a look at our video "What is Supersymmetry?" and rate it as well. Thank you so much.

Will+Katie

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Cristinel Stoica wrote on Sep. 11, 2014 @ 17:02 GMT
Very nice video about BICEP2 and inflation! I am glad to be the one to give the 10th rating to this video, and I wish you good luck in the contest. If you have time, I would appreciate if you will watch and rate my videos The puzzle of quantum reality and Can a black hole keep a secret?.

Best regards,

Cristi

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Member Marc Séguin wrote on Sep. 12, 2014 @ 02:23 GMT
Jorge,

Having worked in cosmology and met Alan Guth many times when I was in graduate school, I am happy to see that your video about cosmic inflation has reached the 10 community votes threshold (I gave you my vote many days ago).

Did you have the chance to take a look at my series of animated videos entitled "This Is Physics"? One of my videos, "Physics Into Darkness", is still in need of community votes, and if you have the time to take a look at it, it would be quite appreciated. My video features Einstein riding on a meter stick, an "iceberg of mystery" and a slot machine that creates universes!!! Here's the direct link:

Physics Into Darkness

Thank you, and good luck in the contest!

Marc

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Michael muteru wrote on Sep. 14, 2014 @ 14:26 GMT
hi jorge

elegant comological animation.just voted for you.please take your time to view and vote on my simple video detailing how and what the universe actually is in simple geometry here-

http://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/2223

all the best.

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